Sunday, July 21, 2019

Republic RC-3 Seabee, N87583: Incident occurred July 14, 2019 at Bremerton National Airport (KPWT), Kitsap County, Washington

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Seattle, Washington

Forced landing.

Date: 14-JUL-19
Time: 22:53:00Z
Regis#: N87583
Aircraft Make: REBUPLIC
Aircraft Model: SEABEE
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: MINOR
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

BREMERTON, Washington  - A pilot had to land his Republic RC-3 Seabee Sunday at Bremerton National Airport after his landing gear would not deploy.

Bremerton police said only the pilot was on board the plane and he was not injured.

Minor damage was sustained on the belly of the plane, authorities said.

The plane's propeller was built on top and officials believe that's why things were not worse.

The runway was not damaged.

The incident is under investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤

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